Self-study and reading are important skills towards developing the habit of life-long learning which an indispensable tool for future careers. Spacious and richly stocked libraries of the schools are an effective tool in the education process of the students. The collection of books ranges from pedagogic to philosophy. Apart from encyclopedias and reference books on all subjects, the content-rich libraries have comics, story books and illustrated dictionaries as well, for the overall development of the young minds. Selected weekly and monthly journals, magazines and newsletters apart from daily newspapers are also subscribed to. It gives our pupils time and opportunity to enrich their thoughts, ideas, knowledge, vocabulary and writing styles while enjoying many hours lost in the fascinating world of books.
Library is the soul of any school and reading is dreaming with eyes open The students and staff find it a cozy place of enlightening themselves with the store of knowledge available there. It is equipped with 10 desktops for research by students and staff members. Digital library form an integral part of the reading program for the students. More than 2000 books are available in the digital library for quenching the thirst of students for knowledge.
Health Club and Gym
Gym workouts are one of the best ways to turn healthy and fit, and increase energy levels. A good workout fights obesity and heart problems by improving blood circulation to heart. It also does the same for brain, making one mentally fit. It also lowers the chances of a stroke. Gym workouts can help lose weight, ensure better posture and lower stress levels. Hermann Gmeiner School, Varanasi proudly possesses a state-of-the-art Gym where highly qualified gym instructor puts together the appropriate fitness plan for students tailored towards their specific needs.
The health of the children is adequately watched over in the schools. The schools have Medical Rooms fully equipped to give First Aid in case of any emergency. The students are periodically examined by ENT, Eye and Dental specialists and records maintained are shared with the parents. A full time nurse caters to the medical needs of the students and staff.
The schools run cafeteria where nutritious refreshments, tea and variety of snacks are available. These cater to all the food and nutritional requirements of the students and are well maintained to ensure high standard of hygiene. However Parents are encouraged to give homemade food to their wards in the tiffin
Teacher’s/ Principal’s Workshops
Principals and teachers have to be constantly learning and keep themselves abreast of the latest trends in education including Educational Technology. The schools conduct number of leadership and capacity building workshops for the Principals and teachers in keeping with the spirit of the schools and the education being imparted.